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Compare 30/5 and 63/27

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 2 9/27

30/5 is greater than 63/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    30/5 = 30 × 27/5 × 27 = 810/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    63/27 = 63 × 5/27 × 5 = 315/135
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 810/135 > 315/135 or 30/5 > 63/27

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